December 15, 2011
The streets of Benghazi are once again the focal point for crowds of angry Libyans – only this time they are protesting against the country’s new government. For two days, tens of thousands of protesters have been demanding more transparency and honesty from the National Transitional Council. The demonstrators are infuriated by secrecy surrounding the country’s decision-making and finances. The city of Benghazi was where the NATO-backed rebellion began and ultimately ended 40 years of Colonel Muamar Gaddafi’s rule. Patrick Hayes, reporter for the online magazine spiked, told RT Libyan people have finally realized the NTC falls short of representing their interests.
This article was posted: Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 4:32 am